Delhi weather: Thick fog in national capital; air quality ‘severe’

By: |
December 21, 2019 11:28 AM

Humidity was recorded at 100 per cent in Safdarjung and 95 per cent in Palam. The weatherman has forecast partly cloudy skies with a possibility of moderate to dense fog on Sunday. Several trains were running late.

Delhi, Delhi tmperature, Delhi weather, Delhi police, Thick fog, national capital, air quality, severe The visibility in Safdarjung and Palam areas were 300 metres and 350 metres at 5.30 am. However by 8.30 am, visibility in Safdarjung dropped to 200 metres and to 100 metres in Palam.

A thick layer of fog enveloped the national capital Saturday morning as the minimum temperature settled at 9.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average. The air quality in Delhi was recorded in the severe category at 429 at 10.40 am.

An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘severe’.

The visibility in Safdarjung and Palam areas were 300 metres and 350 metres at 5.30 am. However by 8.30 am, visibility in Safdarjung dropped to 200 metres and to 100 metres in Palam.

Humidity was recorded at 100 per cent in Safdarjung and 95 per cent in Palam. The weatherman has forecast partly cloudy skies with a possibility of moderate to dense fog on Sunday. Several trains were running late.

The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 17 degrees Celsius on Saturday while the minimum is likely to settle around 7 degrees Celsius on Sunday. The maximum temperature on Friday was 17.5 degrees Celsius while the minimum settled at 6.4 degrees Celsius.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1Akali Dal split official! Dhindsas move Election Commission for registration of SAD-Democratic
2Seven bills passed in three and half hours! Rajya Sabha registers one of its most productive days in history
3Will consider revoking suspension of opposition MPs if they apologise: Ravi Shankar Prasad